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plate said that she was recovering well. >> i expect her to recover and continue with our education and hopefully go on to university. >> that education is the point, the cost for which he suffered, and to which she is now devoted. >> when you educate a girl, you educate the whole family. you educate a generation. you educate all the other coming children. >> in launching the malala fund, she shows a determination to turn this terrible experience into something positive. quite courage and resolution have turned a 15-year-old schoolgirl into a powerful, global symbol of the right of girls to be educated. >> she said god has given her a second life and she will use it well. >> what an extraordinary young woman. as she continues to recover, today the taliban are the focus of talks in london between the leaders of pakistan and afghanistan. the goal is to create a more stable environment for when nato forces leave afghanistan in 2014. the mission is to get the taliban to negotiate peace, but what are the chances? >> 12 years into a war that has cost 440 british lives, the prime minister
began. >> i have the right of education. i have the right to play. i have the right to sing. i have the right to talk. i have the right to speak up. >> reporter: her actions made her a target. last october, on her way home from school, she was brutally attacked. gunmen entered her van and shot her at point blank range in the head. she was medevaced to england in critical condition, but she refused to die. the bullet had glanced off her skull, traveled down her cheek and into her shoulder. incredibly, it didn't enter her brain. as her story spread, so did her following. i spoke with her father, a schoolteacher himself. malala has become a hero. she has now triggered a huge movement around the world. she gets letters from children. >> malala is incredible. >> reporter: they have made videos for her. had you ever imagined it would be this kind of reaction to what happened to her? >> i think malala is an inspiration for the children all over the world. when she fell, pakistan stood and the whole world supported her. >> reporter: today, malala was sitting up in bed after five hours of su
with our parents and share what our children are learning. >> she represents a new generation of educators that values social media. anne arundel county is about to get on board systemwide. they are drawing up a social media policy to enhance education and learning. >> we will use social media for instructional purposes. if the teacher finds a youtube video, we could unblock youtube. they could use it in the lesson. they currently cannot do that. >> educators will create a high- tech path for learning. social media has already gotten a past. >> i see so many opportunities to connect with classrooms across the country and the world. if opens up so many doors for my students. >> these social media policy will not go on the books without language to protect students. it will draw the line on how students and educators communicate, but they're also be exceptions in cases where administrators and parents have given written permission. this is the first reading of the social media policy. if approved by the school board, it would go on the books this fall. we have a draft of that proposal on our
is that within the education budget we have prioritized the per pupil funding so that has been a reduction in per pupil funding because i think it's very important schools can see forward to future years, the source -- a source of budget they will have. the second thing we've done is obviously for the academy program is to encourage the devolution of more of the schools budget to the schools directly and i still think there's more that we can achieve on that agenda. >> mr. speaker, the prime minister said he would give the public a strong voice in the nhs. his former health secretary said he would have since of the nhs. why then -- [inaudible] rejected by the government last night? >> we do want to see patients have a stronger voice in the nhs and we are about to debate i think at some length some terms of the staff how that is done. i think one of the most important ways is going to be making sure that the mandates of the nhs commission board has at its heart quality nursing, or day care, and the voice of patients. we also need to look at how health watch is going to work to make sure it is tru
the money on the 25-year term demanded by his education secretary? will he speak in plain language, maybe in latin, to the education secretary? perhaps he might say -- optamus schola nova, we need a new school? >> i'll leave the latin to the mayor of london but would have a word with the education secretary. what i would say to him is it you look at school capital budget as a whole, they are equivalent to what the previous labor government did in their early terms. the money is there. in terms of the banks, the funding lending scheme from the bank of england, evidence shows it is having an effect on lowering interest rates and reforming p.f.i. but also offering infrastructure guarantees, something the treasury never has done before to help projects go ahead. >> damian hinds? >> nothing is more important in the early years education than the caring people delivering it. does the prime minister agree raising the bar and elevating their status will help the prestige to the profession and help parents give children the best start in life? >> i think my honorable friend is absolutely light and
bonuses simply refuse to lend the money on the 25 year term demanded by his education secretary? would he speak in plain language, maybe in latin, to the education secretary? [laughter] we need our new school. >> i will leave the latin to the mayor of london if that's all right but also to have a word with the education secretary. what i would say to him is if you look at school capital budget as a whole, they are equivalent to what was previously labour government did in his earlier to pick the money is there. entrance of the banks, the funding for lenny seen from the bank of england, i think it is having an effect at lowering interest rates. we are reforming but we're also offering infrastructure guarantees, something the treasury has never done before, to help projects go ahead. >> thank you nothing is more important than the caring people delivering it. does the prime minister agree that raising the bar, elevating their space will help us teach the profession to poor parenting to children the best possible start in life? >> i think my honorable friend is right and i would pay tribute
in things like education and research and development that are going to help us grow. >> pelley: without raising rates again? >> without raising rates again. >> pelley: the president also made news with his opinion on the boy scouts. the national board of the boy scouts of america may decide this week whether to end its long-standing ban on gays in scouting. should scouting be open to gays? >> yes. >> pelley: why so? >> well because i think that my attitude is that gays and lesbians should have access and opportunity the same way everybody else does. in every institution and walk of life. and, you know, the scouts are a great institution that are promoting young people and exposing them to opportunities and leadership that will serve people for the rest of their lives. i think nobody should be barred for that. >> pelley: the scouts decide by wednesday. one of the oldest missing persons cases in history has been solved. how did a murderer with a history of mental illness get permits to buy guns? and the girl who was shot for defying the taliban speaks out when the "cbs evening news" conti
month-- she insisted she will go on advocating for the education of girls. >> i'm getting better day by day. it's just because of people. because all the people, men, women, children, all of them, all of them have prayed for me. because of these prayers, god has given me a second life. this is a new life. i want to serve the people. i want every girl, every child to be educated. >> sreenivasan: the teenager is expected to remain in britain for some time. newly installed secretary of state john kerry had his first day on the job today. the former senator entered the state department's harry truman building to a big crowd and loud cheers from staffers. he said he hopes to help make the world more prosperous and peaceful. wall street had its worst day of the year to date, amid new concerns about europe and its debt load. the dow jones industrial average fell back under 14,000 losing 129 points to close at 13,880. the nasdaq dropped nearly 48 points to close at 3131. baltimore ravens fans celebrated their super bowl win today. it was the second time the team has won the nfl championship.
of the healthcare spending. that is an important point. >> let's switch to another passionate topic. education. quite a few questions from the audience on how much can we afford to fund and where should we be funding and investing in the educational system? should it be done on a national level or a state level? >> let's mix it up, you go first. >> i have read that test scores of american elementary and secondary educational students have not increased and the famous nation at risk report in the early 1980's. even though spending has increased dramatically. i question whether the solution to the problem is, let's take those systems and pour money into it are. it's hard to argue against earning more money, that and possibly hurt. but you basically have major structural flaws in the way the system is organized. it is not producing the results that we need. i strongly believe that -- i would say, after entitlement spending, i would put the quality of our educational outcomes as the greatest long-term threat to america's economic strength. it is the most important thing, and it has to do with stru
, every child to be educated. for that reason we have organized a fund. >> reporter: what are you trying to accomplish by the fund? >> our aim and our dream is to educate children. and especially girls. because we know when you educate a girl, you educate the whole family. you educate a generation. you educate all other coming children. >> reporter: the challenge is enormous. today there are 32 million girls around the world who are not in school. bob woodruff, abc news, new york. >> a really humbling inspiring story. she, her grace and intellect and passion and sense of purpose. >> such a young age. >> really that young. left side of her face is paralyzed. hoping it comes back to full function within 18 months or so. mentally, spiritually, the recovery is full. you can tell listening to her. it is remarkable. said it before on the show. the taliban tried to kill her only succeeded in making her immo immortal. >> she wanted to protect people that she wanted to protect. people in pakistan wanted to name a school after her. don't do it. you will become a target for the taliban. >> they did
were all going to act, no matter how we were involved in the project of educating our kids -- we were going to put our kids first. that sounds like obstruction, but when you are in the hard work of having to close schools, it gives you an ability to remind people of what the interest of kids.ch is acting in whether it is our compact or whether it is here, particularly here, because of the detailed nature, it does give us a road map. and i think it holds together. employer verification, a path to citizenship, making sure we are not rejecting talented people from other countries that have a ph.d. is and a real contribution to make here, and so on all of these things, in a substantive way, hang together. but the politically hang together. over years of debates on immigration reform, it has been clear what the component pieces are that are necessary for a large deal. i can filibuster all day long, but i do think colorado, in some sense, it is unusual, maybe. we seem to -- the ski resorts of mentioned earlier -- a huge number of moving pieces. >> part of politics is put yourselves in the s
civics education, and fight cuts to legal aid funding. it is his mission to make equal justice under law a vibrant living reality for everyone, not just four words carved on the facade of the supreme court building in washington. mr. zack is a passionate and tireless advocate for liberty and justice for all. as he wrote in a letter in today's "daily journal," "that is what our profession does. we get in the way of wrong. we get in the way of attempts to separate and divide our society. we get in the way of those who would let our constitutional democracy whether away from ignorance. we get in the way of those who would further widen the justice happen in our country." please welcome a great lawyer, my friend, and our speaker, steve zack, president of the american bar association. [applause] >> that is a wonderful introduction, bob. thank you for those kind words and for all the good work you do at the aba and have done for many years. thank you for this invitation. it is the world's largest public affairs forum. i love your model. "find truth and set it free." what could be better than t
the department of education and homeland security joined forces to discuss increased efforts to discuss human trafficking and child exploitation. and according to the national cent for missing and exploited children, at least 100,000 children across the country are sexually exploited each year and 46% forced into prostitution. the research shows one in five girls and one in continue boys will be sexually victimized before adulthood. the obama administration made efforts to combat human trafficking and joining us is the director of the u.s. department of education office of safe and healthy students. thank you for coming in. >> thank you for inviting me. >> and one in 25 girls, that signs high. how do you define this january ray of exploitation? >> that exploitation takes many forms, including child pornography and human trafficking and into prostitution. it's a significant problem. >> and how does human trafficking affect schools? >> in a number of ways. it affects the girls and boys directly trafficked and it has a negative impact on the school climate. >> and how would someone who is watchi
,000 dollars while the cost of living sky rocketed. difficult to come back on housing healthcare education they eat up three quarters of the average family's discretionary income. you are left with so much less in the end how do you save money. >> hard to do with college prices with hurricane sandy coming through and taxes going up and also gas prices going up. we have a new study out talking about gas prices last year and how much the american household spent on gasoline. >> shocking numbers. last year turned out to be a real pain in the gas. american households spent a record amount filling up their cars more than $2,900 on average. in the meantime the cost for filling upkeeps going up in 2013 as well. the national average for regular unleaded costs 3.53 cents a gallon. prices jumped $0.18. that jump of that size we haven't seen anything like that in two years. the reason a lot of them higher crude oil prices, the economy switching over to the summer gasoline blends that's more expensive arise again in the tensions. there's so many reasons prices aren't coming down. >> i am saying consum
in national security or education or clean energy, not to mention the growth of the entire economy should be put in jeopardy just because folks in washington couldn't come together or eliminate a few special interest tax loopholes or government programs that we agree need some reform. >> house speaker john boehner responded with a statement reading "republicans have twice voted replace these arbitrary cuts with common-sense cuts and reforms that protect our national defense. we believe there is a better way to reduce the deficit but americans do not support sacrificing real spending cuts for more tax hikes." >>> efforts by the white house to head off spending cuts come as a new government report predicts the budget deficit will drop below $1 trillion for the first time during obama's presidency. the congressional budget office which assumes that the cuts will go into effect march 1st says the government will run a deficit of $845 billion this year. that's compared to $1.1 trillion short fall. the outlook predicts the improvements will not last. it warns that an aging population will drive
by demanding education for girls. malala recently underwent surgery to rebuild her skull and in a video statement this week she vowed very clearly in english that she will continue her campaign. the biggest gathering in human history could take place this weekend in india during a pilgrimage for one of the world's great religions. it is a feast for the eyes and millions of pilgrims have already arrived. a sea of humanity on india's ganges river. we've waited 12 years for this festival to come around again so we sent holly williams to witness the spectacle. >> reporter: from every corner of india and by every conceivable mode of transport pilgrims are making their way to prayag, the holiest place in the hindu world for the biggest celebration on the hindu calendar the maha kumbh mela held only once every 12 years. born by their shared faith, they come here to purify themselves by bathing in the ganges the river that nurtured india's 5 civilization. om kumar is a wheat farmer from central india who told us he walked 300 miles to get here. why did you come from so far away? he made the jou
like education and training, energy and national security will cost us jobs. and it will slow down our recovery. >> reporter: those jobs are at risk for the sequester takes effect in march. the president is asking lawmakers to find targeted short-term cuts to keep the economy moving and buy more time to craft a longer-term deal. >> our economy is headed in the right direction. it will stay that way as lodge as there aren't any more self- inflicted wounds coming out of washington. >> reporter: the senate remains deeply divided. >> the sooner we solve our spending problem, the sooner our jobs problem will go away as well. >> reporter: house republicans say they've twiced passed legislation to replace the sequester and it is time for the senate and president to do their job. >> the president's budget is late again. senate democrats haven't done a budget in nearly four years and none of them have a plan to replace the sequester. >> reporter: this comes as new data from the congressional budget office shows the deficit will be under $1 trillion for the first time in five years. republicans
-time work since. college-educated, 20 years of experience. i live in san francisco in an area where did score -- where discrimination based on age is encouraged. discrimination based on race is encouraged as well. it is a shame. my senators, basically if you are not from a protected class, you do not exist. these people -- i saved up a lot of money over my life and had planned on retiring at 65, like everyone else, but i spent a lot of my retirement just trying to survive, which is a shame. host: was your retirement 401k? personal savings? how did it break down? caller: it was a mix. host:-, n.c., joe is joining us on the independent line. -- ash, n.c., joe is joining us on the independent line. caller: all of a sudden everything fell apart several years ago. i could have retired, but i saw the writing on the wall, businesses started falling down and everyone who has a retirement, god bless you, but it is so hard. i feel bad for the grandchildren who they all say are not going to make it. it is terrible, this country has put a hole in front of everything else. they have got to quit doin
to education and innovation and things we're actually going to need. and might sound like a good idea, let's just do it. we deserve it cause it took us so long to get to this point. >> well, you would if the federal government had a role in some of these things. let's talk about education. education is funded on a local level. you are not going to hurt education. energy is produced by mostly by the private sector. only time isn't is when the federal government gives places like solyndra. i don't know you hurt anything by hurting education or by energy. i frankly think what you are going to see right now is a lot of republican wills and even democrats say let's stop all this craziness and sit down and come up with a plan. they had a plan two years ago. the president's bipartisan commission came up with a deficit reduction plan. i think we're back to ground zero again. but it doesn't feel like it this time. i don't know why. i think frankly it's going to happen. >> got about five seconds. final words. >> more government in business than you like to admit. >> we will see. unfortunately it's
and authentic, we are not used easily to change. but it's been an amazing run so in education reform we have done something very different. health-care reform, we've done very different. government reorganization we've done differently. we've managed in a very short period of time to really try to maintain that authenticultu but actually try to find a new way to do business going forward. >> as you know when hurricane hit here it hit the northward with huge force. and so many people suffered so much. and questions were raised about race and other issues. where are you in rebuilding the northward? where are you in trying to, whatever those scars were, get them to heal. >> yes, well let me say this. the storm did not discriminate. this storm, and people ve a hard time envisioning this, really put the entire city underwater, not just the 9th ward. the lake view, again tilly, black neighborhood, white neighborhoods, old neighborhood, newer nab hoods got completely wiped. not every part of the city is back. and this is not a surprise. the best quote about it he said when it gets cold, the poor ge
am getting better day by day. >> she used this ordeal to set up an education fund for young girls. doctors say she is expected to fully recover. she is wise beyond her years. >> absolutely. >> coming up at noon, it does not look like much now but this skull was one of the most powerful men in england. we will tell you who belongs to and a very odd place where it was found. >> in an effort to rebuild after hurricane sandy one key player is suggesting to people not to rebuild. why new york is looking to reclaim. >> death of an american woman traveling abroad in turkey. >> here is a live look outside where we are getting ready potential for more snow. jacqui jeras will tell >> you are watching abc 7 news at noon with scott thuman and cynne simpson. this is abc 7 news at noon. on your side. >> officials in turkey have finished an autopsy on an american tourist who went missing in istanbul and later was found dead. authorities have identified the woman as a 33-year-old from staten island, new york. she died from a fierce blows to the head. she was on a photography trip and investigator
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, youtube -- school officials believe it will serve as a vital tool to enhance education, communication and learning. it would prohibit communication between students and staff but the district says there is little doubt about how social media would benefit the classroom. >> we will look at unblocking social media sites to use them for instructional purposes. >> this is only the first reading on the social media policy. if it is approved by the school board, it would go on the books this fall. >> it is time to start thinking about filing taxes again. for some of the baltimore city and county, there is free help available. cash campaign provides tax preparation for the thousands of families in baltimore city and county for free. no hidden fees or strings attached. >> we provide free tax preparation for families of 2 or more who made the thousand dollars or less or for single filers who made $25,000 or less last year. but they both deserve a least 9000 families. -- >> they hope to serve at least 9000 families. >> received money back from that. if i did it by myself, i would not think to g
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education and d thinking. she vowed to keep up the campaign that led to the attack saying every girl and child should be educated. and just ahead on world news, abc news reporter brings you an interview with her father to discuss the story. you can watch it on world news with diane sawyer right after abc 7 news at 5:00. >> families hoping to end a boy scout ban of gay scouts and leaders have%,,vz 1.4 millin signatures supporting them and delivered with those sig turtz boy scouts of america's head quarters in texas today. officials are meeting to discuss this ban. last week they discussed a qq is a lot of excitement in the bay area though 49ers came up short in super bowl 47 last night. take a look at this scene. sky 7 was overhead. 49ers landed to cheering stan fans. niners came up five yards short after one of the greatest come backs. we saw collin kaepernick give fans the number one sign. abc 7 news is live where a bigger group of fans have gathered. leanne? >> i know. it's about, i think, i calculated about 150, maybe 200 people are here, fans and so forth. you know, one thing hav
an education. on saturday, she walked to the operating room. for five more hours of surgery. doctors implanted a titanium plate and a sophisticated hearing aid, repairing where the bullet smashed her skull and left her deaf in one ear. 24 hours later, malala was talking again. >> i can also walk a little bit. i can talk. and i'm feeling better. and it doesn't seem that i had a very big operation. >> reporter: other patients might have complained. malala stayed focused. >> the thing is that my mission is the same, to help people. and i would do that. >> reporter: the medical team has grown close to malala. >> i'm inspired from the doctors and nurses. they are like my mother and father. >> reporter: malala will stay here in britain for at least another year. they're finding a place for a local school for a young woman whose passion is education for all. >> this is the second life, this is the new life. and i want to serve the people. >> reporter: she is recovering, and more determined than ever. keir simmons, nbc news, birmingham, england. >>> and when we come back, one of the world's great endu
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